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Common Operational Datasets (CODs) are authoritative reference datasets needed to support operations and decision-making for all actors in a humanitarian response. CODs are 'best available' datasets that ensure consistency and simplify the discovery and exchange of key data.

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  • Updated 23 August 2021 | Dataset date: June 12, 2020-September 28, 2021
    Nicaragua administrative level 0-2 sex and age disaggregated 2020 projected population statistics REFERENCE YEAR: 2020 These are updated tables that are no longer compatible at administrative level 2 for database or GIS linkage to the Nicaragua - Subnational Administrative Boundaries.
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  • Updated 19 August 2021 | Dataset date: August 19, 2021-September 28, 2021
    Haiti administrative level 0-3 gazetteer
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  • Updated 18 August 2021 | Dataset date: December 05, 2018-September 28, 2021
    Administrative boundary, administrative level 0 (national), level 1 (department), level 2 (commune), and level 3 (section communale). Notice! The boundaries and names shown and the designations used on these shapefiles do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the United Nations. Vetting and live service provision by Information Technology Outreach Services (ITOS) with funding from USAID. The 'AdminLevel' field categorizes the lines AdminLevel 0: coastlines AdminLevel 1: lines between administrative level 1 polygons AdminLevel 2: lines between administrative level 2 polygons within the same administrative level 1 polygon AdminLevel 3: lines between administrative level 3 polygons within the same administrative level 2 polygon AdminLevel 99: international borders These layers are suitable for database or GIS linkage to the Haiti - Subnational Population Statistics tables.
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  • Updated 10 August 2021 | Dataset date: March 10, 2021-September 28, 2021
    oPt International Boundaries after 1967 war Admin COD datasets oPt endorsed by COD on January 2016 5 August 2021 update: small changes were made to the boundary between the Gaza Strip [PS02] and Israel affecting administrative level 2 features 'Gaza' [PS0260] and 'Rafah' [PS0275]. Vetting and live service provision by Information Technology Outreach Services (ITOS) with funding from USAID. The lines shapefile includes "no man's land" boundaries (coded as admLevel 88) that are not part of the administrative level 0-2 boundaries. 19 March 2021 update: ITOS processing and live services provided. 9 November 2020 update: "No Man's Land" boundary is now included only in the lines layer, leaving the administrative level 1 and 2 features more integral. Administrative level 1 is now P-coded (maintaining compatibility with the existing administrative level 2 P-codes). ADM0: State of Palestine [PS] ADM1: Regions - West Bank [PS01] and Gaza Strip [PS02] ADM2: Governorates The 'pse_admbndl_ALL_pamop_2020' layer includes line features with Admlevel = 88 representing the border between the main parts of Jerusalem [PS0140] and Ramallah [PS0130] governorates and those parts forming "No Man's Land". These boundaries are suitable for database or GIS linkage to the State of Palestine - Subnational Population Statistics tables.
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  • Updated 6 August 2021 | Dataset date: August 06, 2021-September 28, 2021
    Comoros administrative level 0-1 sex and age disaggregated 2017 population statistics REFERENCE YEAR: 2017 The gazetteer includes an administrative level 3 (commune) table for which no statistics are available. The CSV files are suitable for database or GIS linkage to the Comoros - Subnational Administrative Boundaries administrative level 0, 1, and 2 shapefiles.
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  • Updated 5 August 2021 | Dataset date: August 05, 2021-September 28, 2021
    Zimbabwe administrative level 0-1 sex and age disaggregated 2021 projected population statistics REFERENCE YEAR: 2021 These CSV tables are suitable for linkage by P-code to the Zimbabwe - Subnational Administrative Boundaries shapefiles.
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  • Updated 5 August 2021 | Dataset date: May 13, 2020-September 28, 2021
    Kingdom of Eswatini administrative level 0-2 sex and age disaggregated 2021 population statistics REFERENCE YEAR: 2021 These tables are suitable for database or GIS linkage to the Kingdom of Eswatini - Subnational Administrative Boundaries.
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  • Updated 5 August 2021 | Dataset date: August 05, 2021-September 28, 2021
    Lesotho population administrative level 0-1 sex and age disaggregated 2021 projected population statistics REFERENCE YEAR: 2021 The level 1 (district) table is suitable for database or GIS linkage to the Lesotho administrative level 0 - 2 boundaries administrative level 1 shapefile.
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  • Updated 5 August 2021 | Dataset date: January 08, 2019-September 28, 2021
    Lesotho administrative level 0 (country), 1 (district), and 2 (community council, municipal council, or urban council) boundaries. The administrative level 1 (district) shapefile is suitable for database or GIS linkage to the Lesotho - Subnational Population Statistics level 1 table.
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  • Updated 4 August 2021 | Dataset date: August 04, 2021-September 28, 2021
    El Salvador administrative level 0-2 sex and age disaggregated 2021 projected population statistics REFERENCE YEAR: 2021 These tables are suitable for database or GIS linkage to the El Salvador - Subnational Administrative Boundaries.
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  • Updated 3 August 2021 | Dataset date: August 03, 2021-September 28, 2021
    Chile administrative level 0-3 boundary files These boundaries are suitable for database or GIS linkage to the Chile - Subnational Population Statistics.
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    This dataset updates: As needed
  • Updated 29 July 2021 | Dataset date: September 06, 2019-September 28, 2021
    Moldova administrative level 0-1 boundaries
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  • Updated 29 July 2021 | Dataset date: July 29, 2021-December 31, 2021
    This dataset was compiled by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) on behalf of the Humanitarian Country Team and partners. It provides the Humanitarian Country Team’s shared understanding of the crisis, including the most pressing humanitarian need and the estimated number of people who need assistance, and represents a consolidated evidence base and helps inform joint strategic response planning.
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  • Updated 28 July 2021 | Dataset date: July 28, 2021-September 28, 2021
    This shapefile is the Mantika point in Libya
    This dataset updates: As needed
  • Updated 27 July 2021 | Dataset date: July 27, 2021-September 28, 2021
    Equatorial Guinea administrative level 0-2 Subnational Administrative Boundaries
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  • Updated 27 July 2021 | Dataset date: February 15, 2019-February 15, 2019
    Vetting and live service provision by Information Technology Outreach Services (ITOS) with funding from USAID. These boundaries are suitable for database or GIS linkage to the Guatemala - Subnational Population Statistics tables.
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  • Updated 22 July 2021 | Dataset date: March 02, 2016-July 17, 2021
    Populated places dataset for Ethiopia endorsed by the Inter-Cluster Information Management Working group (ICMWG) after cleaning and processing done by ITOS. Source: Multiple sources
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    This dataset updates: As needed
  • Updated 22 July 2021 | Dataset date: July 22, 2021-September 28, 2021
    Sao Tome and Principe administrative level 0-2 sex and age disaggregated 2021 projected population statistics REFERENCE YEAR: 2021 These tables are suitable for database or GIS linkage to the Sao Tome and Principe - Subnational Administrative Boundaries.
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  • Updated 22 July 2021 | Dataset date: July 22, 2021-September 28, 2021
    Kiribati administrative level 0-3 sex and age disaggregated 2020 projected population statistics REFERENCE YEAR: 2020 These tables are suitable for database or GIS linkage to the Kiribati - Subnational Administrative Boundaries.
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  • Updated 21 July 2021 | Dataset date: July 21, 2021-September 28, 2021
    Cuba administrative level 0-2 sex and age disaggregated 2019 projected population statistics REFERENCE YEAR: 2019 These tables are suitable for database or GIS linkage to the Cuba - Subnational Administrative Boundaries.
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  • Updated 14 July 2021 | Dataset date: July 14, 2021-September 28, 2021
    Bolivia (Plurinational State of) administrative level 0-1 sex and age disaggregated 2021 projected population statistics REFERENCE YEAR: 2021 These tables are suitable for database or GIS linkage to the Bolivia (Plurinational State of) - Subnational Administrative Boundaries boundaries.
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  • Updated 14 July 2021 | Dataset date: July 14, 2021-September 28, 2021
    Ecuador administrative level 0-1 sex and age disaggregated 2020 projected population statistics REFERENCE YEAR: 2020 These tables are suitable for database or GIS linkage using the P-codes to the Ecuador - Subnational Administrative Boundaries administrative level 0 and 1 layers.
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    This dataset updates: As needed
  • Updated 14 July 2021 | Dataset date: July 14, 2021-September 28, 2021
    Panama administrative level 0-2 sex and age disaggregated 2021 projected population statistics Reference year: 2021 These tables are suitable for GIS or database linkage to the Panama - Subnational Administrative Boundaries.
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  • Updated 13 July 2021 | Dataset date: July 13, 2021-September 28, 2021
    Cabo Verde administrative level 0-1 and island sex and age disaggregated 2021 projected population statistics REFERENCE YEAR: 2021 The administrative level 0, 1, and island tables are suitable for database or GIS linkage to the Cabo Verde - Administrative Boundaries administrative level 0, 1, and 2 shapefiles.
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  • Updated 12 July 2021 | Dataset date: January 01, 2021-September 28, 2021
    Dataset contains Sudan baseline data -population,IDPs,Refugees,GAM,IPC- and the overall number of people in need(PIN ) and by sector down to admin 2 level.
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